Candy Darling

Candy Darling
1944 - 1974

Candy Darling  American Actress


Candy Darling (November 24, 1944 – March 21, 1974) was an American transgender actress, best known as a Warhol Superstar. She starred in Andy Warhol's films Flesh (1968) and Women in Revolt (1971), and was a muse of the protopunk band The Velvet Unde...

First Name Candy
Last Name Darling
Full Name at Birth James Lawrence Slattery
Alternative Name Hope Slattery, Hope Dahl, Candy Cane, James "Jimmy" Lawrence Slattery, James Lawrence Slattery
Age 29 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th November, 1944
Birthplace Long Island,Forest Hills, New York USA
Died 21st March, 1974
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Leukemia, Lymphoma
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Dyed Blonde
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Gay
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School DeVern School of Cosmetology, Baldwin, Long Island (1961)
Occupation Text Actress (8 credits) Self (1 credit) Archive footage (10 credits)
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Andy Warhol superstar
Official Websites
Father James Slattery
Mother Theresa Phelan (book keeper)
Brother Warren Phelan (half brother)
Family Member Donald (uncle)
Friend Julie Newmar (actress), Andy Warhol (artist), Jackie Curtis (writer), Cyrinda Foxe (actress)
Favorite People Joan Bennett (actress), Kim Novak (actress), Lana Turner (actress)
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Silent Night, Bloody Night1972 Guest Movie
Der Tod der Maria Malibran1972 Movie
Women in Revolt1971 Candy Movie
Klute1971 Discotheque Patron (uncredited) Movie
Lady Liberty1971 Transvestite (uncredited) Movie
Some of My Best Friends Are1971 Karen, Harry Movie
Brand X1970 Marlene D-Train Movie
Flesh1968 Candy - a Transvestite Movie

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    hyperkineticstarlingFeb 5, 2012

    A movie about Candy Darling premiered last year.

    ethan rogersSep 3, 2009

    Rest in peace you were beautiful!

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